Greek Chicken and OrzoSubmitted by: EURCYNIA
IntroductionCrock Pot recipe of a very delicious and lemony chicken recipe! Crock Pot recipe of a very delicious and lemony chicken recipe!
2 med green bell peppers, cut into thin strips
1 chopped onion
1.5 lbs. chicken breast
1 Tbs dried oregano
1/2 tsp dried rosemary
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
3/4 tsp salt, divided
3/8 tsp black pepper, divided
8 oz orzo pasta
Juice and grated peel of 1 medium lemon
1/2 cup water
2 oz crumbled feta cheese (optional)
Chopped fresh parsley (optional)
2. Heat large skillet sprayed with nonstick cooking spray over medium-high heat until hot. Brown chicken on both sides. Transfer to Crock-Pot slow cooker, overlapping slightly if necessary. Sprinkle chicken with oregano, rosemary, garlic powder, 1/4 tsp salt and 1/8 tsp black pepper. Cover; cook on LOW 5 to 6 hours or on high 3 hours.
3. Transfer chicken to separate plate. Turn slow cooker to HIGH. Stir orzo, lemon juice, lemon peel, water and remaining salt and black pepper into slow cooker. Top with chicken. Cover; cook 30 minutes or until pasta is done. Garnish with feta cheese and parsley (optional)
Number of Servings: 6
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user EURCYNIA.